5 Reasons To Live in Fargo, ND

There are many reasons to move to family friendly Fargo, North Dakota. Let's take a look at the top five.

  1. Fargo is a great location, the Gateway to the West and a Livability Top 100 Best Place to Live. Located on Red River, this is the largest city in North Dakota. Neighboring Moorhead, MN, sits on the other side of the river, making for a larger and more diverse metropolitan area.

  2. There is plenty to do in Fargo. It might be remote, but it is full of museums and galleries, and even boasts an Art Deco theater embedded in the heart of downtown. Outdoor activities are always within easy distance.

  3. A strong workforce coupled with low taxes contributed to its ranking as one of Men's Journal's Best Places to Live. To support the wide variety of work available in the city, Fargo hosts public and private colleges, including North Dakota State University and Concordia College.

  4. A vibrant community with a strong economy await you in Fargo. The job market is booming and rents are reasonable, averaging $709 for apartments, and housing prices averaging $168,000. Fargo needs workers in health and IT and is actively appealing to those demographics. The Fargo Theater has art cinema and performance space and there are two other movie theaters available for date night.

  5. Fargo has a fantastic restaurant scene so locals have many choices. For international cuisine, try the Mediterranean grill and get the lamb kabobs for a great taste of the Middle East. For American fare, try the Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli for tasty subs on some of the best bread in town.

Before moving here, explore Fargo and take advantage of the activities available to visitors and residents alike. You will find that it isn't hard to meet people here, and they tend to grow on you fast. You might find it hard to leave after even one visit to this special town.